|David K. Lenhardt|
Chief Executive Officer
David Lenhardt joined PetSmart in October 2000, as senior vice president of Services, Strategic Planning and Business Development. He was appointed senior vice president, Store Operations and Services in February 2007, and, in February 2009, became the senior vice president, Store Operations and Human Resources. In January 2011, he became executive vice president, assuming additional responsibility for Information Systems. He was appointed president and chief operating officer in January 2012. In June 2013, he was named chief executive officer. From 1996 to 2000, he was with Bain & Company, Inc., where he led consulting teams for retail, technology and e-commerce clients. Prior to that, Lenhardt was an analyst in the corporate finance and Latin American groups of Merrill Lynch & Co.'s investment banking division. He is a pet parent to a Goldendoodle named Hanalei.